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3 Tips to Launch Flexicurity for your Business & IT Services Team

Posted on Tue, Mar 3, 2015

 

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For decades we have witnessed rapid and unrelenting technological change and innovation in our lives. How quickly we have moved from: mainframes in the 1970’s; to PCs and LANs in the 1980’s; to the Internet, Web and Email in the 1990’s; to search, social, and mobile in the 2000’s; to cloud, wearable tech and big data in our present decade. That’s the kind of head-spinning change that can make the Google Glasses fly right off your head!

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Determining the Useful Life of Your IT Network

Posted on Fri, Feb 27, 2015

The age of the technology components in your IT network matters when it comes to system reliability, security, and of course, your budget. But with so many moving parts and business drivers that vary from company to company, there is no clear-cut measure for the “useful life” of these assets.

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iCorps Technologies Named to Managed Service Provider 500 List by CRN

Posted on Thu, Feb 19, 2015


Boston, MA. February 23, 2015 – iCorps Technologies today announced it has earned recognition on The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list as one of the MSP Progressive 250. This annual list distinguishes the top technology providers and consultants in North America whose leading approach to managed services enables their customers to improve operational efficiencies, elicit greater value from their IT investments, and successfully leverage technology to achieve greater competitive advantage.

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Stop Firefighting & Start Planning: 5 Steps to Proactive IT Service Management

Posted on Tue, Feb 3, 2015

An organization’s IT environment has a lot of moving parts. Yet, the combined sheer volume of hardware and software components, the integration of old and new technologies, and a base of increasingly diverse users practically ensures that something will go awry.

Whether it’s a faulty desktop hard drive, a software application that’s hogging network bandwidth, or connectivity issues for remote workers, many organizations are engaged in a perpetual state of IT firefighting.

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20 Cloud Computing Facts for 2015

Posted on Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Year after year cloud computing users continue to increase.  Whether you're an SMB or a Fortune 500 company, the move to the cloud looks to be the direction everyone is heading in.  As a managed service provider, helping companies make the move to the cloud, iCorps Technologies wanted to point out some interesting facts about cloud computing and what to expect from it in 2015.  Here are some that may surprise you.

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3 IT Outsourcing Trends that Are Challenging Tradition

Posted on Fri, Jan 16, 2015

An organization’s ability to leverage technology that runs reliably and supports the business effectively often requires deep expertise, experience, and skills. If that combination doesn’t happen to be in your internal IT department’s wheelhouse – or if resources are scarce or directed toward core IT services– IT outsourcing may be a practical option.

But times are changing. As more companies adopt digital strategies, outsourcing trends are out to shake up tradition – and IT:

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3 Tips to Improve Your Cloud Security

Posted on Wed, Jan 14, 2015

These days everybody seems to be on high alert when it comes to cloud security and protecting their data, especially with the recent events surrounding the Sony leaked emails, and hacking groups like Anonymous and Derp on the loose. When it comes to IT Security it is essential to take the necessary steps to ensure that your data is protected, and if you follow these guidelines, your information will be safe and secure.
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Shadow IT: A Foreshadowing of the Future

Posted on Mon, Dec 22, 2014

For many, the mention of Shadow IT may evoke images of intrigue, undercover activities, and silhouettes lurking in the darkness. The term, in fact, refers to the potentially dangerous (security-wise) and illicit procurement or use of technology for the business that is without the approval – and often without the knowledge – of the IT department

Shadow IT is not a new trend. Even in the days of brick and mortar and corporate-issued desktops, tech-savvy users found ways around IT policies to load unapproved software and remain undetected.

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On the Radar and in the Workplace – 3 IT Trends That Matter

Posted on Thu, Dec 11, 2014

The end of the year always brings plenty of technology predictions and speculation on which advancements are capable of shaping the future of IT. But we know all too well that what’s “hot” in the industry one day can be usurped the next by a shiny new innovation.

Despite the fickleness, we have made the transition from desktops to mobile devices, offices to the local Starbucks, data center to the cloud. So what is next for IT? And how do we prepare without racing to adopt every new innovation or pouring budget – and skills – into potential technology dead-ends?

In order to separate varsity from junior varsity in terms of technology trends, they must meet two important criteria: those that are worthy of watching must exhibit important sticking power and have the ability to transform IT in the way it is procured, consumed, and/or engaged.

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Learning to Stay Ahead - IT Technology Trends

Posted on Tue, Dec 2, 2014

IT professionals know that the only constant in technology is change.TrendsIt’s a fact that’s supported bytoday’sabundance of technology advancements, innovations, and trends – from computing platforms and programming languages to BYOD and big data.

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